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How Industrial-Organizational Psychology Can Benefit From Scientometrics (and Vice Versa)

  • Cornelius J. König (a1), Nida ul Habib Bajwa (a1), Gabriel Schui (a2) and Clemens B. Fell (a3)


Scientific fields benefit when their researchers engage in self-reflection. Accordingly, we welcome the evidence gathered by Gardner, Ryan, and Snoeyink (2018) on gender differences in our field, the field of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology. In this commentary, we argue that such self-reflection processes can be further enhanced by taking advantage of the wealth and breadth of scientometrics, the quantitative study of science.


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Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Cornelius König, Fachrichtung Psychologie, Universität des Saarlandes, Campus A 1 3, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany. E-mail:


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  • Cornelius J. König (a1), Nida ul Habib Bajwa (a1), Gabriel Schui (a2) and Clemens B. Fell (a3)


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